Libraries and Information Society Research Group


Our research covers Library and Information Services in all sectors and information-related issues and concerns in contemporary society.

Key research areas

  • Reading, reader development and the promotion of literature and literacy in LIS
  • Development of Information Literacy through formal and informal education, for Citizenship, for the workplace and for lifelong learning
  • Application of business management concepts, tools and techniques in LIS
  • Education, training and development for library and information work
  • Roles and competencies of library, information and knowledge workers
  • Professionalisation and professional identities in the information society